The two Nova Scotia Provincial Nominee Program draws held on October 7 under the Nova Scotia Labour Market Priorities stream invited 330 Express Entry candidates to apply for a provincial nomination. In the largest of these draws, 286 candidates who had a job offer from Nova Scotia and at least one year of work experience in a skilled occupation were invited. They were also required to have language proficiency equal to a minimum of Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 5 in English.
In the other draw held on the same day, 44 carpenters received invitations from Nova Scotia Nominee Program (NSNP) to apply for a provincial nomination. They were required to have at least two years of skilled trades experience and language proficiency equal to CLB 5 in English. The candidates belonging to both these categories may submit the complete application for a provincial nomination before November 6.
Nova Scotia invited 286 skilled workers who had met the following eligibility criteria:
The candidates who have received the invitation must submit the following documents along with the application:
The province has slow population growth and aims to increase the population to two million by 2060 from the current 971000 by welcoming more immigrants. Nova Scotia also has a lot of job opportunities on offer for the immigrants.